2019 NCA Board Nominations

Calling all passionate and driven leaders! The NCA board is looking for individuals to take the NCA to the next level!  

We are a dynamic, hardworking, ambitious and creative Board. Serving on the NCA Board is a highly rewarding experience, with opportunities for people at any stage of their career. 

Open Positions:

  • President (August 2019 - July 2021)
  • Vice-President (August 2019 - July 2021)
  • Treasurer (August 2019 - July 2021)*
  • Director (August 2019 - July 2021)
  • Director (August 2019 - July 2021)
  • Director (August 2019 - July 2021)

*The Treasurer position is currently vacant, if you are interested in starting the position immediately please contact [email protected] 

Position Descriptions

President: 

The President is the inspirational leader of the Association. He/She constantly strives to improve the Association so that it becomes more valuable to the individual members. As the executive, the President is responsible for the completion of all duties listed in the Policies and Procedures manual whether assigned to elected officials or appointees.

It is the duty of the President to:

  1. Acquire a working knowledge of parliamentary law and procedure and a thorough understanding of the constitution, bylaws and standing rules of the organization.
  2. Preside over all meetings of the Association and the Board of Directors, call the meetings to order at the appointed time, announce the business before the assembly in its proper order, state and put all questions properly brought before the assembly, preserve order and decorum and decide all questions of order.
  3. Appoint Chairpersons of all specified Standing and Convention Committees and expend the right to change Chairperson/s whenever he/she feels it necessary for the good of the Association.
  4. Prepare a list of Committee appointments after elected. These appointments are to be published in the official publication of the organization, as early as possible, after the National Convention.
  5. Write a message to the membership via each official publication of the organization. 
  6. Write and distribute agendas for the Board of Directors and the Association meetings as well as the Summer Board Meeting.
  7. Serve as Chairman of National Conventions, coordinating all events with Convention Hosts and Convention Committee Chairpersons. Approve all Convention expenses.
  8. Approve and sign all contracts between the NCA and any other party after review by four board members. Be responsible for submitting copies of signed contracts to the Executive Director and Executive Committee members.
  9. Be an ex-officio member of all committees and may attend those committee meetings if he/she deems necessary.
  10. Call special meetings of the Board of Directors, if deemed necessary.
  11. Instruct the Office when and to whom any flowers or memorials are sent and inform board members of death or serious illness of member(s). 
  12. Act as liaison between the Executive Director, Treasurer and the Board of Directors.  
  13. Supervise the necessary changes and updates to the Policy and Procedures manual on an annual basis.
  14. Select at his/her discretion, the recipient of the President’s “Unsung Hero” Award and present it during the Awards program at the annual convention. Payment for this award comes from Awards-Members listed with membership expenses.  
  15. Ascertain quorum for all board meetings and Summer Board Meeting in advance of the meeting in cooperation with the Executive Director.
  16. Confirm meeting dates with Executive Director, who is responsible for giving written notice of same to the Board of Directors.
  17. Confer with the Vice-President on agendas for Board and business meetings.
  18. Review “action” plans from Board and business meetings with the Vice President to ensure follow-through on assignments.
  19. Generate a “Hotel Room Contact Sheet” for Board members at Winter Board, Convention and Summer Board meetings. 
  20. Act as liaison between the board and the Executive Director.

 

Vice-President

It is the duty of the Vice-President to: 

  1. Preside at the meetings of the Association or the Board of Directors, in the absence of the President.
  2. Perform such duties as assigned by the President or the Board of Directors.
  3. Serve as Chairperson of Grievance Committee as well as Chairperson of the Time and Place Committee (see Grievance under standing committees).
  4. Serve as Chairperson of Disaster Committee (See Disaster under standing committees).
  5. Act as the liaison between the Publications Director.
  6. Confer with the President on agendas for Board and business meetings.
  7. Confer with the President as soon as possible after each meeting to review action taken so that the President will be able to plan necessary activities before the next meeting

Treasurer 


The Treasurer oversees all aspects of financial management, working closely with the management company to safeguard the organization's finances. This includes helping set the budget and  giving a financial update at the annual meeting.

Director 


It is the duty of the Directors is to:

  1. Manage the property and business of the NCA.
  2. Fill the vacancy of any office for the unfinished term.
  3. Employ and discharge professional association personnel, legal counsel, auditors or other professional persons; to fix fees or payments; and to assign duties of such persons or firms.
  4. Approve bills, discipline members and approve budgets.
  5. Determine the policies and activities of the association between annual meetings, and otherwise recommend actions subject to confirmation by regular members at the annual meeting.
  6. Suggest the dates of the annual meeting.

 

Click Here to Submit a Nomination

 

Questions? Contact Linda Adams-Foat at camelot[email protected]